Phylactolaemata

Phylactolaemata

[fə‚lak·tō′lē·məd·ə]
(invertebrate zoology)
A class of fresh-water ectoproct bryozoans; individuals have lophophores which are U-shaped in basal outline, and relatively short, wide zooecia.
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They fall into three classes, of which the Phylactolaemata are uncalcified and found in freshwater, and are not further considered here.
A new freshwater moss animal in the genus Plumatella (Ectoprocta: Phylactolaemata: Plumatellidae) from New England (U.S.A.).
This study addresses the systematic relationship among the five known families of freshwater bryozoans (Ectoprocta: Class Phylactolaemata).
Fine structure of the apical plate in the larva of the fresh-water bryozoan Plumatella fungosa (Pallas) (Bryozoa: Phylactolaemata).